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by OldManClayton
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Who here uses a docking station and why?
Replies: 25
Views: 4547

I use mine to get an extra USB port on my old 600e. :lol:
by OldManClayton
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

I've been heads-upped that there will be a 25% off coupon on the x61 tablet tomorrow. But that's still $900 for the base configuration. :| I only have about $500 in the tablet fund so far...
by OldManClayton
Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Positive feedback for FAIR Traders
Replies: 3025
Views: 553565

Virge just sent me two 600e parts machines dirt cheap. I was able to fix mine up and have plenty of left overs for the next time it breaks down. He was very helpful and answered all my questions quickly. Looking forward to the next steal I can get from him! :lol:
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Thinkpad X40 SSD setup - Addonics 2to1, 8gb Extreme III, 32g
Replies: 1
Views: 469

What are you going to do with the dead PS3? :D You should take it apart for fun...
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-ThinkPad Lenovo Laptops
Topic: Ideapad S10
Replies: 24
Views: 6308

I thought I saw a 6 cell battery for the S10... Somewhere on http://www.s10Lenovo.com I think. My sister wants to get one of these and I want to get an x61t...
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560 booting problems
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

I know the feeling :| I put off buying a couple drives for months. Managed to haggle the local laptop store down to two 6GBers for $10. :D I had been able to get 7 of various sizes there before for $20, going all the way up to 30GB! Most were bad, but I was able to get what I needed to save my 600e!...
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

Must not work for the tablet. :\
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560 booting problems
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Oh, ok. :lol: I thought you meant that removing the hard drive and putting the same one back in would help. :lol: From what you've told me, replacing it with a smaller drive should work. That doesn't mean that some other mobo error isn't hiding underneath, though.
by OldManClayton
Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:14 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560 booting problems
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

I've never used a 560E or X, so I can't be certain. Taking the drive out of the computer doesn't work, and I don't see how it would. O_o Maybe I misunderstood. The only way I was ever able to partition it was by connecting it to another computer and using XP's computer administration tools, because ...
by OldManClayton
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560 booting problems
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Well, it would be great if that worked, but as I said, I tried EVERYTHING. I tried multiple partition setups on three different drives over 8GB.
by OldManClayton
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: ThinkPad Legacy Hardware
Topic: Thinkpad 560 booting problems
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Sadly, the 560 does not support drives over 8GB. I have experienced this first hand and could only go to the local laptop store to buy a couple 6GB's for mine. Trust me, I tried EVERYTHING. Even Hitachi's tool that limits drive size.
by OldManClayton
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Thinkpads.com X41 Project - (Pic Warning)
Replies: 161
Views: 40859

Is it not possible to just install Windows XP with the provided COA and download the drivers? I've installed XP from a generic disc on laptops with their provided COA before...
by OldManClayton
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Any Car guys? Large PIC's
Replies: 298
Views: 60989

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Good ol' 61 Falcon I'm restoring.

:D
by OldManClayton
Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

Ye all must help me keep an eye out for more coupons and deals on a new x61 tablet. >_O I'm determined to finally get one before the Christmas season is over.
by OldManClayton
Sun Dec 07, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Pro Con weighing relating to x60/x41
Replies: 18
Views: 2684

It already expired, unfortunately :| It was supposed to expire on the 15th, but I guess it got used up. I considered calling them to see if they'd give me the discount anyway, but I don't have all the money yet. I think I've pretty much settled on the tablet...
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

I can't believe it! You don't suppose there's any chance of a restock?
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

WHAT?? NOOOOOO!
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

Are you using the contractor purchase program or government/education program? You can't have both, I've tried. >_>
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: x61 tablet multi-touch
Replies: 1
Views: 819

x61 tablet multi-touch

I had a thought. I may have already posted it, but if I did then my memory is failing me. Lenovo calls the x61 tablet's touch screen ability "multitouch". That surely doesn't mean it's capable of recognizing more than one input at one time, right? Like those fancy wall computers? If it can, it surel...
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: Anyone have any fun toys? (Link to Pics)
Replies: 4
Views: 782

:lol: Nevermind. No I don't have any.
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Thinkpad X6x Series incl. X6x Tablet
Topic: Pro Con weighing relating to x60/x41
Replies: 18
Views: 2684

HMM. Ok, it looks like with the 50% off coupon that's going on right now, I might actually be getting an x61/t after calling in a whole bunch of favors from family members for Christmas. :lol: SO I gotta be sure which one I'm getting. I'm leaning heavily toward the tablet, but I just wanted to see i...
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

Oh, thank goodness. :D Thanks abunch for the link!
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: X61s and X61t 50% off... legit?
Replies: 36
Views: 6471

Wonder if they'll ship to the US... I've been looking for a deal like this for ages. :(
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: IBM X40 Laptops in Good Condition
Replies: 10
Views: 2201

Uh-oh, it appears to be a canada-only thing. :( I suppose they won't ship it to the US, will they... :cry:
by OldManClayton
Sat Dec 06, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: IBM X40 Laptops in Good Condition
Replies: 10
Views: 2201

:shock: Dude, I love you! I may actually be able to get one... :D

Don't be surprised if you all see a celebratory topic in the off-topic forum. :lol:
by OldManClayton
Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Thinkpads.com X41 Project - (Pic Warning)
Replies: 161
Views: 40859

This is interesting. :D Like getting reports from the mars rover. :lol:
by OldManClayton
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: IBM X40 Laptops in Good Condition
Replies: 10
Views: 2201

:shock: Interesting... If only I could find an x61 for the same relatively-cheap prices. (Higher than these, but cheap for an x61)

If I had enough money, I'd snatch one of these up from you. :) Good luck selling them!
by OldManClayton
Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: ThinkPad X2/X3/X4x Series incl. X41 Tablet
Topic: Thinkpads.com X41 Project - (Pic Warning)
Replies: 161
Views: 40859

:shock: Starving student type who needs a laptop? :roll:
by OldManClayton
Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: scratched cover -- fixable
Replies: 3
Views: 754

Was it done by Lenovo staff? Can't you complain to the company in this case? O_o
by OldManClayton
Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-ThinkPad Lenovo Laptops
Topic: s10 Clean Install..
Replies: 6
Views: 2627

I don't have one, but I do know there is a recovery partition. I doubt there's much bloatware. As far as fresh installs go, easiest would probably be to remove the HDD and plug it into another computer, repartition the drive into one partition rather than two, make it bootable, and copy the i386 fol...

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